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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - May 4, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta '^nr, SIX THE LE^IIBRIDGE DAILY HERALb, SATURDAY, MAY 4,1918 **BRINGING UP FATHER' By G. McManus i-.->r' J BASEBALL BOXING RACING SPORT HOCKEY GOLF BOWLING Unto Us Is Born a Golfer -- -l!iyor and to assist him in every way possible to le.irn tho game; tho experienced player loses nothing by doing -so, and the learner, as a rule, appreciates tho hints given him. Often have I been asRed the question, "What is in the game of goif that makes the players so enthusiastic over it?" Bsing a cautious Scot, I have generally answered by asking if ho or she-for ladies as well as gentlemen have asked the question-has ever played, and as 1 well know that> their reply would be in the. negative, 1 always advised them to play a few games and they would soon find out. I am well aware that to the average spectator wlio does not understand the game; it may and does appear so simple and easy that they have the idea that there is nothing to, it, nothing exciting in it. to enthuse over. They think anybody could hit a small ball a few yards into a hole; just an old man's "game. Old man's game? Yes, but not In the way they mean, for it is about the only out-of-door game played that I know which old as well as young men play and enjoy. 1 have played on courses where 1 have seen youths 17 to iO and old men, well over the allotted span of three score and ten years, following oach other, and in their own way enjoying their games. Meet these players after they have played their daily round, as I have often done, and listen to their, discussions of the various incidents that have happened. If it had not been for tho easy putt missed on tho last green, and being hunkered at the far out hole with a perfect mashie pitch, and topping the, drive at the 7th teo where you cros.s the burn, whet wonderful scores would have been made; Ell records would have sure been broken and such great exponents of the game as .laniie Braid, Harry Vardon or Sandy Herd, were hardly considered in their class. It is the "Ifs' that make all the difference between a good round and a, bad one. I derstand. and know wl'.nt results you can gel with them, you will be surprised how soon you will bo able to return a respectable card. Never miss an opportunity of playing with a player better than yourself, yet don't play too often witli the same player unless'rauch'better than you are. Watch closely how ho plays every .shot and practice them later. It not likely you will play them so well, but it will help much to im-provo your game. Remember when playing to keep your eye on the ball, hit easy, and don't press to get distance. That will come in good time. Try to hit every shot true and keep a good line, it will save you a lot ot unnecessary \Valking over tho course- BASEBA RESULTS AMERICAN Won. Lost. P.Q. Boston ......... ... 12 4 .750 Cleveland ..... 9 1 .(i92 Chicago ....... G 5 .545 New York .....    t K .408 Philadelphia ... 5 S .382 Washington ____ ti .3r)7 Detroit ........ � . . !> it> St. Louis ..... ... \J 7 .;ioo Get a copy of the rules of the game and uuike yourself thoroughly conversant with them; find out what a player is allowed to do. and what he .Mi:ST XOT DO. and stick to-them as they are laid down. Golf, in my opinion, is not worth playing, it not done according to rule. Be a good sportsman and always play the game. Don't be like the two players who were having a friendly game. One lost his ball in tha grass, and when the five minutes were almost gone (time allowed, to find a lost ball) the loser Of'thfe ball called to his friend, "Here it is." He went over and asked where It was, when he was shown a ball lying in the grass, and told that was it. The friend looked for a few seconds and then said: 'Eh man, but you are an awful liar, for I have got your ball in ray ^pocket." Don't forget that golf is a game of honor. "Play fair and win fair" should be your motto. Next week I will write on clubs and some points in the game. ^DAVE HUME. Y�nk� Win. New York, May 3.-New York defeated Boston in an eleven-inning gflme here today by a score of S to 2. Three singles by Baker. Pratt and Pipq won for New York in the eleventh. Score: Boston .......110 000 000 00-2 10 1 New York ----001 000 100 01-3 9 1 � Bush and Agnew: Love and Hannah. Defeat Senators, Philadelphia, May 3.-Philadelphia defeated Washington today S to 6. Score: i Washington .....300 000 102-6 13 2 Philadelphia ____201 010 31.x-8 10 1 Ayers. Shaw and Ainsmith; Myers, Geary and .McAvoy. Hit Three Pitcher*, Detroit. May,3.-Hammering three Detroit pitchers for a total ot twenty-five hits, six of them for extra bases, Chicago scored a 19 to 3 victory over Detroit today. Score: Chicago ........150 2G3 002-19 25 0 Detroit .........100. 000 002- 3 8 2 Williams and Schalk; James, Hull, Coveleskio and Spencer. Indians Defeat St. Louis, St. Ltjuis, May 3.-St. Louis out-hit Clevelpnd today but timely hitting by the latter team, coupled with Davenport's wildnesB, enables Cleveland to win 5 to 4. Wood starred at the bat, getting two doubles which drove In three ot the visitors' runs. Score: Cleveland .......000 320 000-5 9 1 St. Louis ........100 001 200-4 12 2 Groom, Enzmann, Courabe and O'-Nell; Davenport, Houcke, Rogers and Niinamaker. TELLS lis STORY ELL BOUT Hasn't Lost Confidence in Himself-May Hook Up Soon With Toni Jones You Can't Get Any More Out of a Thing Than You Put Into It. That holds good with cars, too. THE MITCHELL Is the 100% car. That's why It c^ats more than some kinds. But you will remember the years of' aatiafsetory service you got out of it long after youihavetorg'ottan what you first paid for the car. Bijou Motor Patlors Limited ' THE HOUSE Of 6ERVICB ..FIIfTH 6TIIEET SOUTH .....UETHBRIDQE, ALT A. To the Ijeginner I would say, exercise patience, learn to control your temper, and try to remember any hints given you by an older player, they may seem to you to bo insignificant and not of much account, but you will t^nd out very soon, that it is l)y paying attention to these small details that your game is going to improve. Camouflage Lethbridge, Alta.,' , * May 4th. Dear People: - * � * Just a line  �  To let you know   � This col. is not dead. *  � A look at this page � � t � Will tell tho tale. * � � When golf * *  . Interferes 'Wilh Ijininess- Ile the iclubs that a beginner should have to commence with, four (4) I think, arc( ^Uifficlent-driver, cleek, mid-iron and putter. Ask any experienced golfer (whether you are acquainted with him or not) to go with you and aelect thorn. I am certain ho will willingly do so, and, being a player, will know the club.s that will Buit you, antV advise you wliat to biiy. Don't got them heavy; nice medium weights are tho best for a beginner. I havoBOon the stocka in the local stores, and one 'can get all they roqiiiro hora to start, tho game. You take a risk of being'badly bit-ton ^vhon you send away for them, it la not necessary to buy the most expensive, neither is It advisable to buy tho cheapest. Good clubs will bo the most satisfactory in tho end. Half a dozen of tho cheaper halls will do to begin with. Practice, tho swing and get ac-customiad to your clubs before trying to make a acor?. When you ua- You know tho vest V  * * "But now we have M * * Friend Hume and J. S. K.  * * Writing golf dope for us 4 � � Leaving us mom time * * � To loam the cussed game.  *  We say "cusseil" , 1 � � � Advisedly. * � 4 It is thrice cUB.sfid. � * � He, who plays, (uanea  >  At times profusely. � *  Ho who plays at, * � i Even moro protusely * * While friend wire, � / ki'L' NATIONAL AVon. Lost. P.C.. New York .... ... 13 1 .928 Chicago ...... ... 9 3 .750 Philadelphia -... 8 G .571 Pittsburg..... 6 6 .545 Cincinnati ____ ... 7 � 8 .466 St. Louis..... ... 4 10 .275 Brooklyn..... 4 10 .275 Boston ...... ... 3 11 .215 � Seven Straight, Chicago, May 3.-Chicago won its seventh straight game today, by defeating Cincinnati 9 to 8, Score: Cincinnati .......120 000 140-8 12 2 Chicago .........000 210 204-p 14 1 Bressler and Wlngo; Hondrix, AVea-ver and KlUltor. Bunch Hits. . Boston, .May 3.-New York bunched hits oft Nehf in the first and fifth Inning and defeated Boston today 5 to 1. Score: Now York .......300 010, 100-5 9 0 Boston ...........000 100 000-1 6 0 Benton and Rarlden; Nehf, Cana-van and AVilson. Defeated Phillies. Brqoklyn, May 3,-Brooklyn defeated Philadelphia in the opening game of tho series here today, 5 t'o 2. It was tho visitors' fourth straight defeat. Score: Philadelphia .....000 000 101-2 8 4 Brooklyn ........120 000 02x-B 10 0 Miiyer, Tincup arid Burns; Coombs and AVhitted, 8t, Louis Won, Pittsburg, -May 3.-St. Louis won from 'Pittsburg today fi to 2.-Score: St, Louis, '.......020 040 000-6 10 3 Pittsburg ........000 00) 100-2 6 3 Doak and Snyder; Miller, Sanders and Schmidt. PACIFIC COAST Oakland 2, Lob' Angeles fi. Sacramento 3, San liVanclsco 4, A^ernon 1, Salt Lake 2. There has been a lot of mystery about Cionie Tail's recent scrap with Richie Mitchell in Milwaukee, and the fans h(irdly know what to make of it. However, Tait has now given his sideVot it in a long letter to ,the Sporting Editor of the Edmbnton Journal. Here is what he says: "Well, .Mac, old boy, I am here in Minneapolis for a few days making nrrangemehts to box here tho show after MIske and Dempsey. It sure looks likq a real fight and like dompsoy'a changes as I saw him box a few times in his training quartora aiJd- he certainly 1,8 there. They will draw a record crowd. I was supposed to. box Ritchie Mitchell again on May Ist at Milwaukee, but they postponed it as .Mitchell had his hand hurt in a bout with Solly Burns the other day. If he is not ready by the tenth I will-box either Peto Harley or Young Erne in Milwaukee on that date. In the meantime I expect to box in either' Des Mdines or AVaterloo, Iowa, as both cities have made me good offers." "In my bout with Ritchie I did not get a square deal as I was not hurt when they stopped it._^ AVas sure ready to go and was surprised when the referee declared him the winner. Everyone knows how they favor Mitchell in Milwaukee, and they will do almost anything to have him win: , Thp way it came oft was like this. I beat him all the way and was going stronger and got a little careless, and gave him a good wide opening. Ho scored a clean knockdown, catching :ne unexpectedly. He rushed me as I was getting up and did not even hit me, when the re-tereo stopped the tight. I made a fuss about it, and ho said, "Wei!, 1 tJiought you',were hurt.' The tans were not satisfied with the decision, and want us to go on again. I have all the confidence in the world, and feel sure. I can beat him. ' "Joe Prustine, the promoter, wants us to box again, as we drew a very good house, anfl will do even hotter with a return matcli. He says I can beat Mitchell as he knows what condition r was in when I boxed last. I have a floctor's certificate to show I was Jn .the hospital the day ot the bout Jind h^d.'two doctors in attendance until two hours before I entered the ring, Howcvor, tliero is no good making excuses, aild I stopped the Milwaukee papers from making raonllon ot my sickness, as it is my place- to call off fights if I am not In condition. Well,-I lost no friends in Milwaukee an4 will be much better when we fight again." '"Have met a lot ot the higii class boxers and managers and have had a couple of chances to cut in with tho real fello>^8 like Tom Andrews and Tom Jones. Andrews has too many boys and was talking to Jones, who has no lightweights at present. Jones, who formerly riian-agod such good'ones as Jess Wli-lai;d. Ad Wolgasl and other oham-pions, told tjome of tlio boys around Milwaukee that I was a comer, and ho came .^ip to see me and htid a long talk. I ;am going back to -Alilwnukoe In n)/tew days, and hava made nrrangemonts to have anothei talk with him, when 1 may be nbia to catch on under his management. Managing is harder than fighting, and a man like Jones sure can get you' where you want to be.' and you tlon't need to worry aboiit. i>ny' Olio giving you the worst of things. Jones has the reputation o^, nlwayj being able to take advantage ot th� old percentage. i 'How nro things up in * Edmon ton? AA'ould like to go bo'ck to AI' berla aonielimo in June, as il want to take a trip throughout AVestern Canada at tliat time, I wrote to Louis Scaler about it, as he said something about starting another box. ing club in either Calgary or FaI-monton. Give my regards to all my Edmonton friends."-Clonic Tait. Tommy Bums to Fight the Boche San Francisco, May 3,r-Tommy Hums, former heavyweight champion pugilist of tho world,' to-day enlisted in tho CanadlP.n milithry forties. Hn expects to report for service as soon as a Uniterm ample enough for hla bulk can bo secured by the British recruiting office hero. MELT DOWN THE < SILVER DOLLARS Washington, May 4,-About thirty million of silver dollars have been melted into bullion or mutilated by the government under the new Silver Act, the Treaa-Ury department yesterday reported. Negotiations ar^ under way with the British government and other allies for export for metal to be used In coinage. P. C. INTERNATIONAL Vancouver 5, Portland 0. Spokane 2, Taooma 4. (Only two games played.) AMERICAN ASSOCIATION. Louisville 4, Toledo 3. Minneapolis 1, Kansas City 10, St. Paul 0, Milwaukee 0. , Indianapolis 2, Columbus 4. Desciflbed as a fiend for nocurany Iq his . businoHs dealings, "AMiurule Alfred','' a bad cheque passar, ^ot iHCOdO in saloons in New York THE PRODUCT OF EXPERIENCE Buy a Chevrolet car and enjoy tho warm weather. Bosldos the ploasuro you can derive from a Chevrolet consider tho time you can save by using it in your business. BAALIM MOTOR CO. Dq Plot Forget to Leave Your Old Tires and Tubei in ' . Our Red CroM Box. .HOME Of THE CHEVROLET �AiS^ UNION SANK ' HARRV HOUMAN. Mgr. ;